Rico Oller

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Rico Oller
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Candidate for
California State Assembly District 5
PartyRepublican
Prior offices
California State Senate
2000-2004
Education
Bachelor'sCalifornia State University, Stanislaus, 1980
Personal
BirthdayJuly 16, 1958
Place of birthFresno, CA
ProfessionChairman of the Board, Material Ventures, Incorporated
ReligionChristian
Websites
Campaign website
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Rico Oller was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 5 of the California State Assembly.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Oller's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Jumpstart the Economy
Excerpt: "My commitment to small businesses was evident in my actions as a state legislator. In the Senate and Assembly, I repeatedly earned 100% ratings from the California Chamber of Commerce for protecting jobs and the economy."
  • Keeping Taxes Down
Excerpt: "I support California’s 2/3 vote requirement to raise taxes. In addition, I’m a firm supporter of Prop. 13 and would oppose any attempt to alter it."
  • Stop Irresponsible Budget Practices
Excerpt: "I’m a strong fiscal conservative with a solid record that has earned me endorsements from the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and Congressman Tom McClintock."
  • Refused Legislative Pay Raises
Excerpt: "During my time in the legislature, I never accepted any state legislative pay hike – not one dime. I also showed leadership during the state budget crisis by voluntarily cutting my legislative salary by 12%."
  • Protect the Family
Excerpt: "Londa and I raised our four wonderful children with the understanding that the health of America depends on our ability to raise families that value life, freedom, and personal responsibility."

Elections

2012

See also: California State Assembly elections, 2012

Oller ran in the 2012 election for California State Assembly District 5. He advanced past the June 5, 2012 blanket primary, defeating Tim Fitzgerald (D), Kevin Lancaster (R), Marc Boyd (D), and Mark Belden (I) in the blanket primary on June 5, 2012. Oller was defeated by Frank Bigelow (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

California State Assembly, District 5, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFrank Bigelow 52.3% 82,293
     Republican Rico Oller 47.7% 75,071
Total Votes 157,364
California State Assembly, District 5 Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Marc Boyd 13.3% 13,583
     Democratic Tim Fitzgerald 17.7% 18,138
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFrank Bigelow 28.9% 29,584
     Republican Kevin Lancaster 2.1% 2,151
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRico Oller 33.9% 34,673
     Independent Mark Belden 4.1% 4,158
Total Votes 102,287

Endorsements

Oller received endorsements from:[4]

  • Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Association
  • National Rifle Association (NRA)
  • Gun Owners of California
  • National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
  • California Taxpayer Protection Committee
  • Amador Supervisor Brian Oneto
  • El Dorado Sheriff John D’Agostini
  • El Dorado Supervisor Ray Nutting
  • El Dorado Supervisor Ron Briggs
  • Calaveras Sheriff Gary Kuntz
  • Calaveras Supervisor Gary Tofaneli
  • Mono Supervisor Byng Hunt
  • Mono Supervisor Tim Hansen
  • Mono Supervisor Ed Inwood (retired)
  • Tuolumne Sheriff James Mele
  • Tuolumne Supervisor Evan Royce
  • Tuolumne Supervisor Randy Hanvelt
  • Tuolumne Supervisor John Gray
  • Tuolumne Planning Commissioner & Sierra Railway Foundation Board Member Isaac Kight
  • Mariposa High Coach Loyd Hobbie

Personal

Oller and his wife, Londa, have four children.[5]

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